Tag Archives: European Court of Human Rights

Human Rights for the Commonwealth

So, the Queen today signed the new Commonwealth Charter, which for the first time in its 64 years history sets out a common vision, values and aims for the organisation, which represents one third of the world’s population. The document … Continue reading

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EHRC submission on UK religious discrimination laws

You can now download the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s submission to the European Court of Human Rights on the four UK cases relating to religious discrimination. It is 19 pages long, but to summarise it in a non-specific, over … Continue reading

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Equality Commission intervenes to defend religious liberty from UK judges

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has announced that it intends to intervene in four cases of alleged religious discrimination involving Christians in the UK (cf. Commission proposes ‘reasonable accommodation’ for religion or belief is needed – 11 July 2011).  … Continue reading

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Bring back the belt!

An old chestnut, perhaps, but one which does have a habit of returning with unerring regularity.  The Herald reports that UKIP Scotland are calling for a return of corporal punishment to our schools, in an attempt to restore discipline and … Continue reading

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